cultural & social

Photo Contest 2017 Deadline

Friday, October 20, 2017

Description: Do you have great photos from your experiences at U-M, the state of Michigan, or another country?  The International Center invites U-M international and U.S. students, scholars, faculty, staff, and dependents to participate in our 2017 Photo Contest!  Submit your photos and see if the judges pick you as a winner to be displayed in the 2017 Global Photo Showcase! Winning photos will be used for the International Center’s website, social media, digital signage, or future event promotion material.

MEAL @ Michigan

Friday, November 17, 2017

Description: MEAL @ Michigan (Meet, Eat, and American Life) is an opportunity for U-M faculty and staff to host international students at their home for a meal. This program is a great opportunity for cross-cultural exchange, and to showcase what American households are really like (outside of what people see in movies and on TV). 

MEALs will be hosted November 17 or 18 (hosts and students choose one date), and will include up to 4 international students per household. 

American Football 101

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Location: Assembly Hall, Rackham Building

Description: American football is popular amongst sports fans in the United States. The University of Michigan is home to Michigan Stadium, nicknamed “The Big House.” Many college students like to spend Saturdays watching college football and attending on-campus sporting events is one way to show school spirit.

Birthday Celebration

Friday, September 22, 2017

Description: Blow the horn! Beat the drum! It is not a celebration until you come! Come say birthday wishes and sing birthday songs in different languages, learn how birthdays are celebrated in different cultures, and celebrate birthdays with people around the globe. Feel free to bring friends to the event!


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